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Best Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Best Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII full-frame mirrorless cameras. Looking for recommended lenses for your Sony A7 series? Here are the top rated Sony A7 series lenses.

Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RIIA7SII are Sony’s full-frame mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. And they are the best full-frame mirrorless cameras in the world. They are very attractive because of their superb image quality, compact size, light weight and relatively low starting price. Sony Alpha a7 series cameras are dream cameras for photographers who are looking for a smaller full-frame camera.

Currently, there are more than 20 prime and zoom full frame E-mount lenses available for buying online. These lenses are from Sony, Zeiss, Samyang/Rokinon and Mitakon.

Below are the top recommended lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII full-frame mirrorless camera. You can choose the one you need.

Best Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Full List of Recommended Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII Lenses

Prime (Portrait) Lenses | Telephoto Prime Lenses | Wide-angle Prime Lenses | Standard Zoom Lenses | Wide-angle Zoom Lenses | Telephoto Zoom Lenses | All-in-One Lenses | Macro Lenses | Cinema Lenses

Best Prime (Portrait) Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens ($1,798): If you’re a portrait photographer, the new Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens is the lens you must need! Designed as the ultimate portrait lens, the new Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM telephoto prime lens strikes a perfect balance between resolution and bokeh in a compact package. Perfect lens for portrait photography!

Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Lens ($898): One of the sharpest lenses ever! Very popular! It features a very fast and bright f/1.8 maximum aperture to support working in dimly-lit conditions and for greater control over focus for shallow depth of field imagery.

Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Lens ($248): The most affordable FE glass with great performance! A bright F1.8 maximum aperture, 7-blade circular aperture and aspherical element deliver impressive image quality with beautifully defocused background bokeh, all in a surprisingly compact and lightweight package.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens $1,798 Amazon
Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA $998 Amazon
Sony FE 50mm f/1.8 Lens $248 Amazon
Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* $949 Amazon
Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC $399 Amazon
Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 $840 B&H

Best Telephoto Prime Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Lens ($1,199): An ideal portrait-length lens, this short telephoto has been designed specifically for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also offers extensive control over depth of field for selective focus applications.

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS ($998): The full-frame 90mm medium telephoto macro E-mount lens features built in image stabilization for sharp, clear images at up to 1:1 magnification, even when shooting handheld. A perfect match for 7 series, 35mm full-frame E-mount cameras, 90mm Macro with a bright F2.8 maximum aperture, Nano AR coating effectively suppress reflections, Dust and moisture resistant design

Lens Price Buy Now
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Lens $1,199 B&H
Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC Lens $269 Amazon
Mitakon 85mm f/1.2 Lens $799 Amazon
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS $1,098 Amazon
Rokinon/Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens $549 Amazon

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens ($1,499): The new Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens is designed specifically for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless digital cameras. Well-suited to interior, architectural, and astrophotography applications, the Batis 18mm f/2.8 blends its extremely wide 99° angle of view with a high degree of functionality. The very large field angle of this super wide-angle lens is perfect for creative shots with unusual perspectives. Consistently excellent image quality right into the corners makes the lens perfect for the challenges of, for example, landscape, astro and architectural photography.

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 lens ($1,299): Ideal for architecture, landscape, and interior photography, this lens’ 82° angle of view pairs with a 7.9″ minimum focusing distance for producing creative perspectives and unique close-up imagery. Bright f/2 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also offers control over the focus position when using selective focus or shallow depth of field techniques.

Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA Lens ($1,498): Fast, sharp, and loaded with the latest technology, the FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA offers outstanding optical performance in a versatile 35mm focal length. The fast f/1.4 maximum aperture provides very effective low light capability and shallow depth of field control. Aperture ring designed for still or movie shooting, Corner to corner sharpness w/Advanced Spherical elements.

Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens ($1,499): Despite its compactness, the super wide-angle Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens offers outstanding image performance – across the entire image field of a full-frame sensor. Whether architecture, landscape or also three-dimensional subjects in close-up against a spacious background – this focal length with its large image angle is an excellent addition to the Loxia lens family. It is an absolute must for wide-angle fans who want to capture even the tiniest details of a special moment in a photo or on film.

Lens Price Buy Now
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 $1,499 B&H
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 $1,299 B&H
Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA $1,498 Amazon
Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA $798 Amazon
Sony FE 28mm f/2 Lens $448 Amazon
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Lens $1,499 B&H
Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* $1,299 B&H
Rokinon 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC $549 Amazon
Rokinon 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC $499 Amazon
Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye $499 B&H
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC Lens $249 Amazon

Best Standard Zoom Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens ($2,198): The best 24-70mm lens by far! The Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Zoom Lens is the ultimate choice for those seeking the highest possible optical performance for portrait, travel and event photography or even simple everyday shooting. To maximize usability this lens also features a dust/moisture resistant design, AF/MF switch, circular aperture, Nano AR coating, compact, a direct drive SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) focusing system that is super smooth and quiet, making it an ideal choice for shooting both still images as well as movies.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS ($1,098): If you can’t afford the FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM lens, the FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS lens will be a great choice for you!

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens $2,198 Amazon
Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS $1,098 Amazon
Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS $498 Amazon

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens ($1,248): A constant f/4 maximum aperture offers consistent performance throughout the zoom range. Ideal for landscapes and the a7 series full frame cameras.

Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS Lens ($2,398): Designed to satisfy 4K production requirements, the Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS Lens is a wide-ranging zoom lens that covers wide-angle to telephoto perspectives while adding many features for your full-frame a7 cameras. G-series optical design ideal for HD and 4K moviemaking.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS $1,248 Amazon
Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS Lens $2,398 Amazon

Best Telephoto Zoom Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS ($1,198): Ideal for travel, landscape and wildlife photography, the newly announced FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS lens features a state-of-the-art optical design including four aspherical glass elements, two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and Sony’s Nano AR coating, which all work together to effectively suppress spherical aberration, distortion, and chromatic aberration. Together with Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, ensures beautiful high-resolution results for both still and video shooting.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS ($1,398): The small size, versatile 35mm focal length, and outstanding overall performance of this lens make it an ideal match for compact 35mm full frame format E-mount bodies. It features a constant aperture of f/4.0 for good low-light capabilities at any focal length and smooth out-of-focus elements. This makes it useful for portraits and sports photography where you want to separate the subject from the background.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS: The new amazing G Master lens! Combine both the ultimate in sharpness with spectacular bokeh. Ideal for Photojournalists, sports and wedding photographers, it covers portrait-length to telephoto perspectives and is designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. Characterized by both its fast f/2.8 maximum aperture and inclusion of OSS (Optical SteadyShot) image stabilization, this lens is ideally-suited for handheld shooting of distant and fast-moving subjects.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSS $1,198 Amazon
Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS $1,398 Amazon
Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Unknown Amazon

Best All-in-One Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens ($998): A full-frame 24mm to 240mm zoom range allows this lens to cover an extensive variety of shooting situations with 10x effective zoom range, making it ideal for landscape, snapshots, portraits and travel where reducing luggage is a priority. The ability to switch from wide angle to telephoto without having to change lenses also means that more of those fleeting moments that make great shots will be captured.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens $998 Amazon

Best Macro Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8-22 Macro G OSS Lens ($998): The new Sony FE 90mm f/2.8-22 Macro G OSS should be the best macro lens: A perfect match for 7 series, 35mm full-frame E-mount cameras, 90mm Macro with a bright F2.8 maximum aperture, Nano AR coating effectively suppress reflections, Dust and moisture resistant design.

Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens ($498): Ideal for everyday photography! Get close with this full-frame 50mm macro lens and wide F2.8 aperture and a 6.25” (0.16m) minimum focusing distance with a 1:1 macro capability. Delivering on a wide range of uses from landscape, portrait to macro, its compact and lightweight design, paired with a comprehensive selection of on-lens controls, including a focus-mode switch and focus-range limiter, contributes to versatile operation.

Lens Price Buy Now
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8-22 Macro G OSS $998 Amazon
Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro $498 Amazon
Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC Lens $549 Amazon
Rokinon 100mm f/2.8 Macro Lens $549 Amazon

Best Cinema Lenses for Sony A7, A7R, A7S, A7II, A7RII, A7SII

Rokinon Xeen Cine lenses are built specifically for use as a cinema lens for Sony E-mount. They feature an internal focus design so that the lens does not change size while focusing to minimize the appearance of breathing when changing focus. Each lens in the set is multi-coated for good contrast, glare prevention, and are color matched to a factory standard, allowing you to assemble a set over time with minimal color shift. And, the SLR Magic Cine 50mm f/1.1 Lens for Sony E-Mount supports cine-style shooting on Sony E-Mount cameras. It weighs in at less than a pound and covers full-frame sensors with a fast f/1.1 maximum aperture for shallow depth of field.

Lens Price Buy Now
Rokinon Xeen 14mm T3.1 Lens $2,495 Amazon
Rokinon Xeen 24mm T1.5 Lens $2,495 Amazon
Rokinon Xeen 35mm T1.5 Lens $2,495 Amazon
Rokinon Xeen 50mm T1.5 Lens $2,495 Amazon
Rokinon Xeen 85mm T1.5 Lens $2,495 Amazon
Rokinon Xeen 135mm T2.2 Lens $2,495 Amazon
SLR Magic Cine 50mm f/1.1 Lens $349 B&H
Sony A7RII $3,198 Amazon
Sony A7SII $2,998 Amazon
Sony A7II $1,698 Amazon
Sony A7S $2,498 Amazon
Sony A7R $2,098 Amazon

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  • George Mahlum

    So I guess all the leica mt lenses do not count???? (Voigtlander..Jupiter,,,Leica,,,Canon… even Nikon S… Contax)

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